Kauai News

893 New Cases Reported

Posted August 22, 2021, 11:50 AM HST ·Updated August 22, 11:51 AM

The Hawaiʻi Department Health reported 893 new COVID-19 cases as of Sunday, bringing the statewide total to 56,099. One new COVID-related death was reported.

A total of 37 new infections were identified on Kaua‘i Sunday.

The state’s two-week average is now 674 new cases daily, with a test positivity rate of 8.1%. A map documenting new cases by district across all islands can be accessed at the DOH website.

The island-by-island case count is as follows:

O‘ahu: 39,692
Maui: 6,611
Hawai‘i: 6,449
Kaua‘i: 1,008
Lana‘i: 124
Moloka‘i: 154
Pending: 0
Out-of-State: 2,061

A total of 3,204 individuals have been hospitalized as a result of COVID-19 infection since the pandemic began, while at least 564 have died.